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P.S. 64/Old Charas Cultural Center


Landmark Applications:
Former P.S. 64, 605 East 9th Street
Former P.S. 64


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Write Mayor de Blasio urging him to overturn the Department of Buildings decision and stop the illegal dorm conversion of old PS 64/Charas-El Bohio

Sign the petition urging that P.S. 64 NOT be turned into a dorm, and that it be returned to community use

Former P.S. 64 NYC Landmark Designation Report

DNA Info

Our Town Downtown 01/07/14

EVGrieve 06/12/13

The Local East Village 02/21/13

NY Sun 06/21/06


Flyer for Rally and Press Conference on February 14

Joint Elected Officials' Letter to Mayor De Blasio re: Charas/P.S. 64

GVSHP’s testimony to LPC about proposed changes to the former P.S. 64 05/07/13

GVSHP’s letter to DOB about PS 64 building permits and lease agreement 04/30/13

Letter to DOB from City Council Member Rosie Mendez about PS 64 lease agreement 04/30/13

Letter Regarding the Zoning Bulk Bonus for Dormitories 06/12/07

Testimony to the LPC in Support of Landmarking 05/16/06

Letter Supporting Restrictions on Granting Zoning Bulk Bonuses 04/04/05

GVSHP joined many others in successfully supporting landmark designation for the former P.S. 64 and Charas/El Bohio Cultural Center at 605 East 9th Street and in opposing the illegal “dorm-for-hire” scheme (which was eventually blocked) on the site.

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